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Complaint to SBS TV on Syria Reporting June 2019

Formal complaint letter or “Code Complaint” – to SBS Ombudsman Ms Sally Begbie.  Copied to SBS executive producer Andrew Clark. Sent 25th June 2019 in response to SBS news reports on the situation in Idlib province, Syria from early May…

Fighting the ‘Army of Conquest’

The situation in Syria is deteriorating rapidly, following the campaign by Saudi Arabia and Turkey to send thousands of fighters into the North West back in March. Recently Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei has recognised this action as a specific act of…

News Unspun – Syria: Running Blog

News Unspun are keeping an eye on media reporting of the news around the Syrian conflict and the Western escalation of plans to attack. Visit their running blog for more.

Guardian cartoonists on front-line of the propaganda war

Following the killings of civilians in Syria this week from some kind of gas attack, by perpetrators as yet unknown, the governments of the US, UK and France have swept aside any factual investigation, judged the Assad government guilty and…

MOTHER AGNES-MARIAM DE LA CROIX

Mother Agnes-Mariam de la Croix, affectionately known simply as Mam, is a Carmelite nun who is a central figure in Mussalaha, a grass roots movement for reconciliation between all communities in Syria and has a deeply open multi faith perspective.…

MAIREAD MAGUIRE

Mairead Maguire is a peace activist from Northern Ireland. She was awarded the 1976 Nobel Peace Prize for her extraordinary actions to help tackle the religious and political conflict in her homeland. A co-founder of the campaigning organisation Peace People,…

Guardian slip on Syria deaths reveals true thinking

A recent  online article by Spencer Ackerman on the Guardian website was corrected, as noted in a footnote: This article was updated on 22 July to correct a line that said Bashar al-Assad had “slaughtered” 90,000 people in the Syrian…

Syria: BBC’s Open Mic for David Cameron

The BBC recently broadcast an interview with David Cameron (The Andrew Marr Show, 21st July 2013).  A portion of the interview concerned Syria (full transcript below).  Although this was an opportunity to question some of the statements being made by…

Thursday 11th July – UK Parliament to debate arming Syrian ‘rebels’

On Thursday 11th July 2013, Parliament debates this motion: “This House believes no lethal support should be provided to anti-government forces in Syria without the explicit prior consent of parliament.” http://www.stopwar.org.uk/index.php Click here to lobby your MP: http://act.stopwar.org.uk/lobby/56

BBC: World ‘must act’ over Syria weapons

On 5th June 2013, the featured headline on the homepage of the BBC News website was “World ‘must act’ over Syria weapons”. This related to statements made by the French President. But how many people landed on the homepage that…

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